The great degeneration : how institutions decay and economies die

"What causes rich countries to lose their way? Symptoms of decline are all around us today: slowing growth, crushing debts, increasing inequality, aging populations, antisocial behavior. But what exactly has gone wrong? The answer, Niall Ferguson argues ... is that our institutions--the intrica...

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Main Author: Ferguson, Niall (Author)
Language:English
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Summary:"What causes rich countries to lose their way? Symptoms of decline are all around us today: slowing growth, crushing debts, increasing inequality, aging populations, antisocial behavior. But what exactly has gone wrong? The answer, Niall Ferguson argues ... is that our institutions--the intricate frameworks within which a society can flourish or fail--are degenerating"--Dust cover flap.
Physical Description:174 pages ; 20 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
Published: New York : Penguin Books, 2014.
ISBN:9780143125525
0143125524
9781594205453 (hardcover)

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